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06. Investment Grade Bond Index

Data as of

About the Index

(1) Taxable Bond Funds groupings according to CEFdata.com. (2) Removing funds with US / Non US Equity over 5% each. (3) Removing funds with non investment grade bond exposure over 35%. (4) 90-day average trade dollar $ liquidity over $200K. (5) Adding funds classified as Taxable Municipal Bond Funds on CEFdata.com. Equal weight each fund for the index. The index constituents will be rebalanced each quarter.

Index Performance

Current($) Previous Day(%) 1 Week(%) 1 Month(%) 3 Month(%) 6 Month(%) 1 Year(%) 3 Year(%) 5 Year(%) MTD(%) QTD(%) YTD(%)
Price 1,226.54 0.13 0.68 2.84 4.33 16.59 11.61 7.41 5.57 2.78 3.72 13.76
NAV 1,188.16 0.23 1.10 2.83 4.29 10.83 9.37 6.72 4.66 2.17 3.98 9.80
Difference 0.10 0.41 -0.02 -0.04 -5.76 -2.24 -0.69 -0.91 -0.61 0.26 -3.96
* Periods greater than 1 Year are annualized.      ** On Inception Date (12/30/16), Index Price was $1,000 and NAV was $1,000.00
2019 - Monthly Performance (%)
Jan Feb Mar Q1 Apr May Jun Q2 1H Jul Aug Sep Q3 Oct Nov Dec Q4 2H 2019
Price 6.42 1.60 1.77 10.04 0.35 0.56 - - - - - - - - - - - - 10.99
NAV 3.60 0.75 1.38 5.82 0.85 0.91 - - - - - - - - - - - - 7.63
Difference -2.82 -0.86 -0.39 -4.23 0.50 0.35 - - - - - - - - - - - - -3.36
2018 - Monthly Performance (%)
Jan Feb Mar Q1 Apr May Jun Q2 1H Jul Aug Sep Q3 Oct Nov Dec Q4 2H 2018
Price -0.07 -1.09 0.44 -0.73 -0.06 -0.20 0.01 -0.25 -0.97 1.74 0.44 -0.75 1.42 -4.22 0.47 -0.17 -3.93 -2.51 -3.48
NAV 0.67 -1.06 0.18 -0.21 -0.54 -0.33 -0.76 -1.62 -1.83 1.30 -0.59 0.36 1.06 -1.59 -0.22 0.08 -1.73 -0.67 -2.51
Difference 0.74 0.03 -0.26 0.51 -0.48 -0.13 -0.76 -1.38 -0.86 -0.44 -1.03 1.11 -0.36 2.63 -0.69 0.25 2.20 1.84 0.97
2017 - Monthly Performance (%)
Jan Feb Mar Q1 Apr May Jun Q2 1H Jul Aug Sep Q3 Oct Nov Dec Q4 2H 2017
Price 2.63 1.79 -0.30 4.16 1.99 1.51 0.93 4.49 8.65 2.12 0.27 0.26 2.66 -0.10 -1.61 1.42 -0.32 2.34 10.99
NAV 1.68 1.56 0.15 3.42 1.37 1.31 0.53 3.24 6.67 1.33 1.06 -0.04 2.36 0.45 0.23 0.66 1.34 3.70 10.37
Difference -0.95 -0.23 0.44 -0.74 -0.62 -0.19 -0.41 -1.24 -1.98 -0.79 0.79 -0.30 -0.30 0.55 1.84 -0.76 1.66 1.36 -0.62
2016 - Monthly Performance (%)
Jan Feb Mar Q1 Apr May Jun Q2 1H Jul Aug Sep Q3 Oct Nov Dec Q4 2H 2016
Price 0.37 0.70 6.06 7.20 2.29 0.28 3.02 5.68 12.88 3.06 1.48 -0.65 3.90 -2.72 -3.16 1.98 -3.93 -0.02 12.85
NAV -0.06 -0.03 3.16 3.08 2.17 -0.06 2.21 4.36 7.44 2.26 0.70 0.45 3.43 -0.30 -2.90 0.95 -2.27 1.17 8.60
Difference -0.43 -0.73 -2.90 -4.13 -0.12 -0.35 -0.81 -1.32 -5.44 -0.80 -0.78 1.10 -0.47 2.42 0.26 -1.03 1.66 1.19 -4.25
2015 - Monthly Performance (%)
Jan Feb Mar Q1 Apr May Jun Q2 1H Jul Aug Sep Q3 Oct Nov Dec Q4 2H 2015
Price 2.92 -0.19 -1.07 1.63 1.35 -1.61 -3.87 -4.14 -2.51 -1.08 -1.83 -0.61 -3.48 5.21 -0.80 -1.16 3.16 -0.32 -2.83
NAV 1.38 0.10 -0.20 1.28 0.74 -0.58 -1.41 -1.25 0.03 -0.27 -1.31 -0.95 -2.51 1.80 -0.09 -1.56 0.13 -2.38 -2.36
Difference -1.54 0.29 0.87 -0.35 -0.61 1.02 2.46 2.88 2.53 0.81 0.51 -0.34 0.97 -3.40 0.71 -0.40 -3.03 -2.06 0.47

Performance Chart

Discount

Characteristics

PORTFOLIO
Weighted Average Data
Discount
-3.36%
1Yr Disc
-4.52%
3Yr Disc
-4.46%
5Yr Disc
-5.65%
Rel Disc Range (3yr)
57.57%
Mkt Yield
6.64%
Lev Adj NAV Yield
5.35%
After Tax Yield*
5.29%
Est Tax Friction*
1.35%
3Yr NAV Volatiliy
5.00
1 Yr RoC
14.58%
3 Yr Dest RoC
8.19%
Leverage
21.47%
Non Lev Exp Ratio
1.04%
Beta (2yr)
0.09
Equity Exposure
0.52%
Bond Exposure
98.00%
# Holdings
35
Cash Weighted Duration
5.45
Comp NAV TR
0.60%
Comp Discount
-1.93%
Net Assets (M)
463
Liquidity - 90d (K)
1,165
* Based on marginal tax rates of 25% and long-term capital gains rates of 15%.

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation as reported by each fund's sponsor as of the last reporting period.

Constituents


35 Funds

Ticker Name Sponsor Allocation Discount Market Yield RoC(1yr) Leverage Net Assets Liquidity (90d)
BCV Bancroft Fund Gabelli 2.89 -11.93 4.91 0.00 19.00 129 190
BHK BR Core Bnd Tr BlackRock 2.88 -6.96 5.61 3.57 24.23 806 1,524
BKT BR Incm Tr BlackRock 2.84 -5.31 6.81 20.58 31.33 408 827
BTZ BR Cr Alloc Incm Tr BlackRock 2.90 -11.32 6.22 0.00 30.18 1,513 2,957
BWG BwGlobal Glbl Incm Opp Fd Legg Mason 2.93 -15.74 6.32 35.03 37.70 291 593
DUC D&P Util & Corp Bnd Tr Duff & Phelps 2.82 -8.00 4.81 25.50 29.00 261 263
EDD MS Emrg Mkt Dom Dbt Morgan Stanley 2.99 -10.33 8.53 33.33 28.28 518 1,570
EMD WA Emrg Mkt Dbt Fd Legg Mason 2.93 -11.87 8.46 16.12 29.60 977 1,998
FAM FT/Abd Glbl Opp Incm Fd First Trust 2.91 -12.02 8.08 27.78 29.41 151 383
FAX Abd Asia-Pacific Incm Fd Aberdeen 2.73 -15.16 7.97 56.15 31.74 1,215 3,814
GDO WA Glbl Corp Dfin Opp Fd Legg Mason 2.87 -8.22 7.19 9.73 26.51 274 517
IGI WA Inv Grd Dfin Opp Tr Legg Mason 2.94 1.93 4.82 0.00 0.00 225 536
IHIT Invsc Hi Incm 2023 Tgt Trm Fd Invesco 2.79 -1.52 5.80 0.00 25.00 252 485
INSI Insight Sel Incm Fd Cutwater 2.85 -7.36 4.10 0.00 0.00 226 326
JHS JH Incm Sec Tr John Hancock 2.76 -7.07 4.24 0.00 34.14 178 278
MGF MFS Govt Mkt Incm Tr MFS 2.87 -3.55 7.41 63.42 0.00 156 252
MIN MFS Imd Incm Tr MFS 2.83 -5.65 8.93 69.73 0.00 479 892
MSD MS Emrg Mkt Dbt Fd Morgan Stanley 2.92 -11.91 5.54 0.00 0.00 217 621
PAI WA Inv Grd Incm Fd Legg Mason 2.80 -1.99 4.66 0.00 0.00 143 294
PCN PIMCO Corp & Incm Stgy Fd PIMCO 2.94 21.14 7.50 0.52 23.97 588 1,475
PFL PIMCO Incm Stgy Fd PIMCO 2.92 8.31 9.11 14.38 25.61 296 972
PFN PIMCO Incm Stgy Fd II PIMCO 2.90 7.19 9.07 0.00 24.48 617 2,040
PHK PIMCO Hi Incm Fd PIMCO 2.49 26.59 9.26 23.59 27.54 821 5,974
PIM Putnam Mstr Imd Incm Tr Putnam 2.82 -5.20 7.89 20.19 8.00 256 639
PPT Putnam Prmr Incm Tr Putnam 2.83 -3.54 8.11 0.00 17.14 555 1,198
RCS PIMCO Stgc Incm Fd PIMCO 2.56 35.68 7.63 25.18 40.97 308 1,348
TSI TCW Stgc Incm Fd TCW 2.91 -2.89 5.77 0.00 0.00 281 729
VBF Invsc Bnd Fd Invesco 2.86 -5.68 4.31 2.31 0.00 228 548
VGI Virtus Glbl Mlt-Sctr Incm Fd Virtus 2.92 -6.60 12.00 58.13 27.44 152 601
WEA WA Prmr Bnd Fd Legg Mason 2.97 -3.07 5.69 0.00 27.39 171 440
WIA WA Inf-Lnk Incm Fd Western Asset 2.83 -13.64 3.61 3.89 30.90 387 526
WIW WA Inf-Lnk Opp & Incm Fd Western Asset 2.88 -13.29 3.87 0.00 29.90 787 933
BBN BR Taxable Muni BndTr BlackRock 2.90 -3.56 6.11 3.44 37.03 1,382 3,268
GBAB Gghm Taxable Muni Mgd Dur Guggenheim 2.92 4.26 6.36 0.00 20.40 397 1,119
NBB Nuv Taxable Muni Incm Fd Nuveen 2.91 -2.33 5.79 0.00 36.74 598 1,328

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These indexes were created and developed by Closed-End Fund Advisors, Inc. CEF Advisors launched these indexes in January 2017 based on December 31, 2016 data and began pricing on January 1, 2017. CEF Advisors does not guarantee the accuracy or the completeness of the index or any data included therein and CEF Advisors shall have no liability for any errors, omissions or interruptions therein. CEF Advisors makes no warranty, express or implied, as to results to be obtained by any person or entity from the use of the index or any data included therein. CEF Advisors makes no express or implied warranties, and expressly disclaims all warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or use with respect to the index or any data included therein. Without limiting any of the foregoing, in no event shall CEF Advisors have any liability for any special, punitive, direct, indirect or consequential damages (including lost profits) arising out of matters relating to the use of the index, even if notified of the possibility of such damages.

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